Author Archives: RHA

18 Feb
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Rockford Housing Authority Receives Funding for 348 Tenant Protection Vouchers

Today, The Rockford Housing Authority has been notified that HUD has awarded Tenant Protection Vouchers (TPVs) for replacement housing for those currently living within Brewington Oaks, who choose this option for housing, with additional vouchers that RHA qualified for over ...

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15 Feb
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HCV Landlord Meeting at RHA

The HCV Landlord program helps low-income families afford rental homes in the private market by covering the difference between their own contribution toward rental costs (30% of the family’s adjusted income) and total housing costs. Landlords in our community play ...

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01 Feb
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February 2019 – Black History Month

FEBRUARY 2019 – BLACK HISTORY MONTH The official theme of Black History Month 2019, “Black Migrations”. The month-long event celebrates important black figures and moments in history. Originally created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, he chose the second week ...

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28 Jan
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RHA Offices-Closing Notice

Due to the Weather Conditions, all Rockford Housing Authority’s Offices will be closed today. The 3:00 p.m. Landlord meeting will be rescheduled.

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22 Jan
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Special Meeting Notice

Housing Choice voucher, Project-Based voucher, and other assisted Property Owners landlords, please download the attached PDFs for a special meeting on Monday January 28th at 3pm. Landlord Shut Down Letter Voucher Participant Shut Down Letter  

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22 Jan
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The Working Poor

Millions of the lowest income households, including low-wage workers, need housing assistance. Yet, only one in four households who qualify for housing assistance receive it. About the Report Out of Reach documents the gap between National and Rockford Renters’ Wages ...

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21 Jan
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THE POVERTY CONNECTION

JANUARY 2019 IS NATIONAL POVERTY AWARENESS MONTH “National Poverty Awareness Month represents an opportunity to connect people to the 40+ million Americans living in poverty and the 18 million living in persistent poverty.”   UNDERSTANDING POVERTY AS A DIRECT CORRELATION ...

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13 Nov
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Lead The Way Training

Today, The Rockford Housing Authority Board and staff members are completing the 2nd and last day of training for the HUD ‘Lead The Way Training.’  This preparation is an online self-paced interactive training to help the Public Housing Agency (PHA) ...

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13 Nov
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RRSTAR- Rockford Considers New Social Justice Commission

RRSTAR- Rockford Considers New Social Justice Commission By Jeff Kolkey Staff writer   Aldermen will consider Mayor Tom McNamara’s plan on Tuesday ROCKFORD — Mayor Tom McNamara wants to establish an 11-member Community Relations Commission that would serve as an advisory ...

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09 Nov
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A Unique, Long-Term Approach to Sustainability

A UNIQUE, LONG-TERM APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY The vitality of our community depends on the health and welfare of our people. The Rockford Housing Authority strives to enhance the health, productivity, and quality of life of our residents, constituents, and staff ...

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